Birdshit!

When Georgia Southern starting quarterback Shai Werts was falsely arrested for cocaine possession this summer, a small time drug bust on lonely South Carolina highway gained national attention and sparked fresh debate on a continuing variety of American dilemmas. Standards and practices for police and policing were properly called into

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The Best Way To Beat Your Urine Test

I am not a cheat. I am not a liar. But I’ve come to believe that there is nothing wrong with cheating on my drug test, I finally got a good job when my daughter was two years old and things were chugging along nicely until one day the company

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Drug Test Timeline

The Drug Free Workplace Act

1996

Congress passes the Drug Free Workplace Act requiring companies awarded federal contracts to institute drug…Read More

Birdshit!

When Georgia Southern starting quarterback Shai Werts was falsely arrested for cocaine possession this summer, a small time drug bust on lonely South Carolina highway gained national attention and sparked fresh debate on a continuing variety of American dilemmas. Standards and practices for police and policing were properly called into question, and the complex relationship between young black males and law enforcement in the Deep South took center stage. Racism in rural America played its underbelly role, and seriously flawed drug field tests called the shots on the side of the road. To quote the arresting Deputy Sheriff Charles A.

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Never… Ever… Forget: 9/11 at High Times Magazine

(The following is an excerpt from my eternal work-in-progress, Reefer Dadness (c). rc) On Tuesday, September 11, 2001, I was on the commuter train to Hoboken, rolling through the New Jersey Meadowlands when I heard a woman scream. I turned my head to the left and, behind me, saw her aghast, looking out of the window on our right. I wheeled my head around and saw the last lick of the fireball flame climbing up to the top of the north tower of the World Trade Center. The fireball quickly disappeared and billows of grey smoked and bright fire began

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Cannabis Up! Opioids down! The Drug War Goes Sideways in 2019

DTN (Aug. 30, 2019) The rate of positive drug tests in the American workplace shot up to a 14-year high in 2018, according to long-spinning industry weathervane, the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™. The most-current version, released last spring, revealed a sharp increase in positive results across all three major drug test platforms: urine, saliva and hair.  Positive results for urine tests in general rose nearly five percent. Marijuana remained the most commonly detected drug across all three worker categories including the General Workforce, the federally mandated Safety-Sensitive Workforce and the all-inclusive Combined Workforce. Quest found that in the Combined

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